MARVEL PREVIEWS: "Ghost Rider" #13, "Wolverine: Origins Annual" #1 & More

Sun, July 15th, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor

Marvel Comics has provided CBR News with advance looks at even more of their newest comics shipping next week, July 18, to stores everywhere. The first batch, which includes looks at "Avengers: The Initiative" #4 and "Captain America" #28, among others, can be found here. When you're done checking out these exciting previews, stop by CBR's Marvel Comics forum to discuss the latest issues with fellow fans.

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ANNIHILATION: CONQUEST - QUASAR #1
COVER BY: MATT WILSON


WRITER: CHRISTOS GAGE


PENCILS: ERIC BASALDUA


INKS: RICK BASALDUA


LETTERED BY: JOSEPH CARAMAGNA

THE STORY:


Annihilation: Conquest continues here - - with a fantasy quest for the key to the entire event! The new Quasar - - a.k.a. Phyla-Vell, daughter of Captain Marvel - - embarks on an epic journey that could bring an end to Conquest. What has happened to her home world? What classic foe of the Avengers is now hunting her? What is troubling her lover, Moondragon? Join the action as Wizard's "2007 Writer to Watch" Christos Gage (UNION JACK) and Mike Lilly (Vampirella) introduce you to a sci-fi Joan of Arc determined to earn her legacy and save a galaxy!

32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99


GHOST RIDER #13
COVER BY: GABRIELLE DELL'OTTO


WRITER: DANIEL WAY


PENCILS: JAVIER SALTARES


INKS: SCOTT HANNA


COLORED BY: DAN BROWN


LETTERED BY: VC - TBD

THE STORY:


"Apocalypse Soon," Part 2 (of 2)


A WORLD WAR HULK TIE-IN! Well, Johnny got what he wanted. Temporarily setting aside his quest for the remaining avatars of Lucifer, he has forced the Ghost Rider into a confrontation with The Hulk in hopes of saving the innocent. But who's going to save Ghost Rider? The straight-up beat-down of the decade rumbles to its shocking conclusion!


32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

MYSTIC ARCANA: BLACK KNIGHT
COVER BY: MARKO DJURJEVIC


WRITER: ROY THOMAS


DAVID SEXTON


PENCILS: TOM GRUMMETT


ERIC NGUYEN


INKS:


COLORED BY: MICHELLE MADSEN


LETTERED BY: DAVE LANPHEAR

THE STORY:


Part two of a MAGIC EVENT defining the mystic arts of the Marvel Universe. The fall of Camelot is near and the Old Magics are in danger of fading from existence. Merlin's only hope lies with Sir Percy of Scandia, the Black Knight! But will the cost be too great as Sir Percy duels with Mordred the Evil in the last, great battle of the era? Roy Thomas and Tom Grummett bring you this sword-and-senses shattering tale!


Plus, Ian McNee's dangerous quest for the four magical objects continues as he faces off with the treacherous and beautiful Morgan Le Fey in a special 10-page story by David Sexton and Eric (Sandman Mystery Theatre) Nguyen.


40 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SUPER-VILLAIN TEAM-UP/MODOK'S 11 #1
COVER BY: ERIC POWELL


WRITER: FRED VAN LENTE


PENCILS: FRANCIS PORTELA


INKS: TERRY PALLOT


COLORED BY: GURU-EFX


LETTERED BY: NATE PIEKOS

THE STORY:


While the heroes are away fighting World War Hulk, the villains can play...M.O.D.O.K., sick of being hunted and hounded by A.I.M., gathers together an eclectic team of Marvel's Most Wanted to pull off one last, big score. But news travels fast along the grapevine of villainy -- and pretty soon every bad guy in the Marvel Universe is gunning for the Big-Headed One's unspeakably powerful prize. Executing their heist may be the easy part, because getting away with their loot alive is going to be the real challenge for M.O.D.O.K.'s 11!

THUNDERBOLTS: DESPERATE MEASURES #1
COVER BY: MARKO DJURDJEVIC


WRITER: PAUL JENKINS


PENCILS: STEVE LIEBER


INKS: STEVE LIEBER


COLORED BY: JUNE CHUNG


THE STORY:


Norman Osborn has his own agenda when it comes to directing the Thunderbolts. But will he go too far when he sends Penance on what could be a suicide mission against the brutal, rogue law-enforcer, Americop? It's Thunderbolt against Thunderbolt in a battle of fists and wills in this special issue by the masterminds behind CIVIL WAR: FRONT LINE.

32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

WOLVERINE: ORIGINS ANNUAL #1
COVER BY: KAARE ANDREWS


WRITER: DANIEL WAY


PENCILS: KAARE ANDREWS


INKS: KAARE ANDREWS


COLORED BY:


LETTERED BY: VC - RANDY GENTILE

THE STORY:


"Return To Madripoor"


Double-sized issue!


Madripoor. A dirty town custom-made for dirty work. A long time ago, one man ruled this place with an iron fist, a wicked grin…and a patch over one eye. That man is back, and he's looking for answers. Problem is, the answers are dying faster than he can ask the questions. Is there a new player in town…or is it the same old game? Don't miss Logan's long-awaited return to Madripoor, a twisted tour leading from the blood-streaked gutters of Lowtown to the glittering, razor-sharp spires of Hightown and back again.


48 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

 
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